study

How do you learn a language?

This sounds like a very simple question and it is one that I am asked regularly.  The short answer is…it takes continuous study and plenty of practice.  The methods involved in learning a language though can vary.  Even for me, there have been different ways in which I have learnt different languages. Why change tactic?

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So…how is my Pimsleur Hungarian? :)

You picked Hungarian for me to study for one month to try out the Pimsleur method. I finished the 30-day level one Pimsleur Hungarian course and the results are in! On 15th April I started my 30-day Pimsleur Hungarian challenge. The course I used was from my local library. It came with a booklet with

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Motivation

Many people have asked me how I stay motivated.  In order to answer this question, I need to also define a few things.  When people talk about motivation, especially related to language learning, I get the impression that they expect to be motivated 100% of the time, or close to it. To me saying, “I

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It’s all about opportunities…

Let’s face it – speaking a foreign language is a showy thing.  You can go and hear people recite or teach things and watch them perform.  But these are all specific situations in life.  You need be there at the right time to witness it.  Languages are different.  They cross all boundaries because everyone uses

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